This Week in Dallas ISD: Sept. 29 edition

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Spend the next 101 seconds catching up on many of the great things that happened across the district this week! Watch the above video, or read below, to learn more.

Feeling Blue

Three Dallas ISD schools have earned the national 2017 Blue Ribbon Schools award, one of the highest honors for a campus (see the schools).

Training with Dallas Cowboys 

The Dallas Cowboys Rookie Club and Essilor Vision Foundation celebrated the NFL’s PLAY 60/READ 20 initiative this week at James Bowie Elementary School (watch this).

Read this

Paul Dunbar Learning Center hosted a schoolwide literacy celebration on Tuesday. Scholastic donated books to students and classrooms, and Clifford the Big Red Dog and author Pam Allyn made special appearances (learn more).

Go, Rover!

Students at William B. Travis Academy got a hands-on demonstration of Rover, a new educational robot from Texas Instruments. The students used calculators to program the rovers to dance (watch this).

Baking for good

Bianca, a student at Alex Sanger Elementary School, was recognized at a special ceremony for hosting a bake sale to benefit students impacted by Hurricane Harvey (learn more).

STEM Innovators

The Dallas ISD STEM Department partnered with Ten80 Education so eight Dallas ISD schools could participate in the STEM Innovators in Training Experience (learn more).

Three cheers for college

C.A. Tatum Jr. Elementary School students participated in a College Day Parade to celebrate their commitment to success after high school (watch this).

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